Category Archives: National Institute of Child Health NICH Karachi

Sindh Jinnah Medical University SJMU fails to get university status

Sindh Jinnah Medical University SJMU fails to get university status KARACHI – The doctors’ community have expressed serious concerns over the amendments in the Sindh Jinnah Medical University Bill made by the PPP’s Sindh government. They said that the government’s decision to give the all authority of SJMU under Sindh CM is nothing but a political […]

National Institute of Child Health (NICH) brightened up for patients

National Institute of Child Health (NICH) brightened up for patients Karachi – The first floor of the National Institute of Child Health (NICH) was painted and decorated amidst melodious tunes at an event organised volunteers of pharmaceutical companies and non-governmental organisations (NGOs) The painting and musical event was held jointly by volunteers from OBS, a pharmaceutical company, […]

‘If SMC can, why can’t JPMC be a university too?’

‘If SMC can, why can’t JPMC be a university too?’ KARACHI:  After the upgrade of Sindh Medical College (SMC) to a university, the Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre (JPMC) employees have demanded that their institution be also elevated to the status of a federal university. The Sindh Medical University, the college – formed in 1973 – […]

Employees of govt hospitals perturbed over govt’s decision

Employees of govt hospitals perturbed over govt’s decision KARACHI – The health staff of three federal hospitals, Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre, the National Institute of Child Health and the National Institute of Cardiovascular Diseases have expressed grievances over the government decision to upgrade the Sindh Medical College to a medical university. They said that they […]

Infant abducted from National Institute of Child Health (NICH) Karachi

Infant abducted from National Institute of Child Health (NICH) Karachi KARACHI: An eight-month-old girl was allegedly kidnapped from National Institute of Child Health (NICH) on Friday in second such incident within six months, police said. The incident left Shoaib Khan and his family members, already going through the suffering of their elder son being treated at […]

Homecoming: No longer the ‘six-legged baby’, parents name child Mohammad Ahmed

Homecoming: No longer the ‘six-legged baby’, parents name child Mohammad Ahmed SUKKUR: Only two-weeks old, the baby boy who was born with extra limbs from a conjoined twin returned to his parents’ home in Sukkur on Tuesday, after undergoing a successful surgery in Karachi. The parents of the baby, following his much awaited homecoming, named him […]

6-Legged baby discharged from hospital after successful surgery – National Institute of Child Health NICH Karachi

6-Legged baby discharged from hospital after successful surgery – National Institute of Child Health NICH Karachi April 25, 2012

No more surgery on baby: National Institute of Child Health (NICH)

No more surgery on baby: National Institute of Child Health (NICH) KARACHI: National Institute of Child Health (NICH) doctors say presently there is no need of more surgical procedures on a boy baby born with six legs in Sukkur whose extra four limbs were removed in a successful operation at the NICH on April 19. NICH […]

Surgery of six-legged baby successful, extra limbs removed

Surgery of six-legged baby successful, extra limbs removed KARACHI: Doctors at National Institute of Child Health (NICH) operated on a ‘six-legged’ baby boy on Thursday, successfully removing the extra limbs. A confirmation on the baby’s condition cannot be given until 48 hours. NICH officials said the surgery performed on the conjoined twin – who had a […]

Dr Saghir Ahmed, assured maximum support in ensuring that funds are regularly available for the smooth functioning of the Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Center (JPMC), National Institute of Child Health (NICH) and National Institute of Cardiovascular Diseases (NICVD)

Dr Saghir Ahmed, assured maximum support in ensuring that funds are regularly available for the smooth functioning of the Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Center (JPMC), National Institute of Child Health (NICH) and National Institute of Cardiovascular Diseases (NICVD) KARACHI: The Sindh health minister, Dr Saghir Ahmed, assured maximum support in ensuring that funds are regularly available for […]

Six-day baby’s extra legs removed, more tests due – National Institute of Child Health (NICH)

Six-day baby’s extra legs removed, more tests due – National Institute of Child Health (NICH) KARACHI: After a week of stress, Sukkur resident Imran Sheikh was over the moon. His new baby son had been successfully operated on in Karachi to remove four extra limbs, making it possible for him to walk properly in future. The six-day-old […]

Doctors fighting to save life of ‘baby with six legs’

Doctors fighting to save life of ‘baby with six legs’ Tuesday, April 17, 2012  Karachi – Doctors are fighting to save the life of a baby boy born with six legs because of a rare genetic condition, hospital officials said on Monday. The baby, who was born in Sukkur, was brought to Karachi on Monday for treatment. […]

National Institute of Child Health (NICH) organises programme about health awareness

National Institute of Child Health (NICH) organises programme about health awareness KARACHI: A program was organised in the main auditorium in National Institute of Child Health (NICH) for public awareness. The program was started with the recitation from Holy Quran by a young patient named Noman.Later, Prof Syed Jamal Raza, Director NICH Karachi, gave a presentation […]

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